Media release

New Zealanders worried about money due to the effects of COVID-19 are urged to seek guidance through official government services Sorted and MoneyTalks. The Sorted website is run by CFFC, headed by Retirement Commissioner Jane Wrightson, and MoneyTalksis run by the FinCap, the umbrella body for financial capability and...

Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure Committee has made key amendments to the Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Bill, giving borrowers more protection from harmful high cost consumer credit contracts. The changes indicate that the Select Committee listened to the voices of Financial Mentors representing consumers that have...

FinCap welcomes the Government’s announcement of stricter controls over loan companies and debt collectors.  The charity works with New Zealand’s 200 free budget services and the 60,000 people who use their services each year, and has helped over half those services to provide detailed, compelling...